Safety and antidoping
There will be medical service with doctors and nurses present
with first aid equipment during all competitions.
Safety judges will be present during competitions and in some of
the following situations may ask an athlete to discontinue an event
or to leave the competition arena. Warnings will be given first.
- When a competitor’s participation will endanger his/her own health or safety and that of the others
- When a competitor’s participation will delay the progress of an event unduly
- When a competitor in the opinion of the judges is lacking necessary skill, technique or fitness to participate safely in the event
- When the judge has given a previous warning verbally, by cards, or by coloured marker he may disqualify the competitor
The competitor will then have to immediately withdraw from the
event. These judges are identified by red armbands or fluorescent
Anti Doping Control (Drug Testing)
The LOC will conduct drug testing which will take place under
IAAF/WADA/WMA Rules. Athletes using medication or taking medication
which could include banned substances according to drug
testing under the IAAF Rules must obtain an IAAF Therapeutic
Use Exemptions (TUE) certificate application form from IAAF/
WMA/EVAA websites or NGB (National Governing Body).
The completed application form is to be sent to Dr. Karri Wichmann – Retaliate 7 FIN-00170, Helsinki, Finland.
E-mail: email@example.com, tel. (+358) 9 655030, Fax (+358) 9621 3379. Dr. Wichmann is appointed to handle these applications on behalf of WMA and EVAA.
More information about this at EVAA website: www.evaa.ch.
Regarding the list of prohibited substances you are kindly requested to visit the FINDEX system (the same website below: Anti-Doping - FINDEX)
Also for athletes who have obtained their certificate application
form through their own NGB, the completed form must be forwarded
to Dr. Wichmann. The TUE application must be submitted at
least 21 days before the Competition in which the athlete wishes
to compete using a prohibited substance. Both the TUE form and
the supporting documentation must be sent either in English or in
DO NOT forward the application form or the exemption certificate
with your competition entry form.
Note: If you are granted an exemption certificate this must be
produced at the Doping Control Centre, if you are selected
for doping test.
Note: If the exemption is refused, the prohibited substance(s)
concerned may not be used.
Note: Having an exemption does not mean that the competitor
cannot give a positive test result.